Learners will increase their knowledge and understanding of why people misuse substances, the personal and social consequences of this and how individuals can be helped and supported with regard to substance misuse.
To achieve this qualification a candidate must:
- Understand factors that result in people misusing substances
- Understand the personal and social consequences of substance misuse
- Know how to provide help and support to the individual with regard to substance misuse
This single unit qualification is a stand alone individual qualification and it can also be taken as one of the optional unit as as part of the Level 2 Award for Young Health Champions.
This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding. This funding will be withdrawn with effect from 1 August 2021.
This qualification is for individuals with an interest in health who are also interested in helping others develop a healthier lifestyle by stopping or reducing their misuse of substances.
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Centres offering this qualification
15 centres offering this qualification